Posts Tagged ‘unitarian universalism’

Community – Rev. Jane Thickstun

Community – Rev. Jane Thickstun May 24, 2015 Prologue to the sermon: Kay and I have some facts about geese that can give us a few lessons about our life together, courtesy of Rev. David Abbott. “It has been learned that as each bird flaps its wings, it creates uplift for the bird immediately […]

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Becoming Minimalist

Less is more. AMEN. [Pretend the sermon is over.] Blame Leslie Freymann—she put me up to that. She’s the UUCA member who won the Sermon-of-Your-Choice item at the Fun For Funds Auction this past November, and her passion is minimalism. She says, “I’ve always been into having a clean, mostly clutter-free house (from outward […]

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How Can I Know I Am Growing?

It’s just like what happens in Flatland. You are a square, a circle, a triangle, and what you know is how to scurry about doing your flat business in your flat world. You know left-right and you know forward-back. What you DON’T know—what you can’t even imagine—is up-down. Until a sphere comes, crashes your life. […]

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Unitarian Universalist Faith

“Stand by this faith,” says Olympia Brown.  She was speaking of the Universalist faith, which she was ordained into in 1863. “Stand by this faith,” we can still say today, speaking of a Unitarian Universalist faith that in many ways has changed, yet in many ways has remained the same since Rev. Brown’s time. One […]

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Robert Fulghum’s Faith

He has a lullaby voice and a great booming laugh. He carries a French horn case instead of a briefcase. At motels he sometimes registers as “representing” Mother Earth or the Cutting Edge of Reality. If a Seventh Day Adventist comes to the door, he whips out his stopwatch and says “O.K., but I get […]

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